Citation acquires compliance management company Bibby Consulting & Support

Professional advisory service to use purchase to fulfil ambitious growth plans

Advice and legal solutions provider Citation Ltd has acquired compliance management service Bibby Consulting & Support Ltd, part of the Bibby Line Group, it announced today.

Staffordshire-based Bibby Consulting & Support works with over 2,000 clients to help employers and senior managers to attain and maintain compliance in various legal fields such as employment law, health and safety and environmental legislation.

Acquired for an undisclosed sum, Citation intends to utilise the buy-out to scale its growth on a larger scale across the UK and increase its professional advice and compliance offering.

The announcement follows the recent acquisition of Citation by private equity firm ECI Partners in December last year.

Chris Morris, Citation CEO, discussed the news: “We have grown our business significantly in recent years thanks to the hard work of the management team, our employees and the support of our clients.

“We are delighted to have acquired Bibby Consulting & Support. Today’s announcement is another significant step in delivering our ambitious growth strategy.”

Chairman of Bibby Consulting & Support, David Robertson, added: “The acquisition represents an excellent opportunity for Bibby Consulting & Support, its clients and its employees. We’re confident that the combined scale and proposition will drive continued growth and development to the benefit of clients.”

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